Mickey’s Fun Wheel Machinist at the Disneyland Resort

In this episode of “Every Role a Starring Role,” you’ll meet Kat Powell, a Machinist at Mickey’s Fun Wheel in Disney California Adventure park. Kat completed a four-year machinist training program through Fullerton College, funded by the Disneyland Resort, which allowed her to pursue an advanced certificate while working on one of her favorite attractions. Kat now works after hours with her fellow maintenance professionals, maintaining the iconic Ferris wheel at the center of Paradise Pier!

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This Day In History

1024 Alice's Fishy Story released
1989 Typhoon Lagoon opened
1994 Mickey Mania Parade opened at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom
1995 Space Mountain : From the Earth to the Moon opened at Disneyland Paris
1997 The Lion King Celebration parade performed for the final time at Disneyland
2002 The Disney Studios at Disneyland Paris began it's Disney Cinema Parade
2002 Journey Into Imagination with Figment reopened after the Epcot ride's second major reworking